Philadelphia Centennial Mineralogy Exhibits

ID: 72-2384

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1876

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 285, Box 26, Folder: 5

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Mineral and Mineral Technology exhibits at the 1876 Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia in the United States Government Building includes mineral specimens and industrial equipment. Exhibit is labeled Smithsonian in center rear. The Alabama exhibit is to the right. The Smithsonian coordinated all of the U.S. Government exhibits and prepared a display on its activities and collections for the exposition.


Centennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.)


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Record Unit 285 has been re-housed, please check the Master Finding Aid for folder location. Printed above picture: "To accompany Professor Baird's Report on Smithsonian Institution Participation"

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 285, Box 26, Folder: 5

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,



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  • Artifacts
  • Mineralogy
  • Specimens
  • Exhibitions
  • Mining Technology
  • Alabama
  • Expositions
  • Exhibitions--Philadelphia (Pa.)


  • Philadelphia (Pa.)
  • Alabama


  • Photographic print
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Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print

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